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Sep 10, 2011 3:42 pm

Vitor Belfort Rumored to Face Cung Le at UFC 139

The stars continue to trickle over to the UFC. If rumors are true Cung Le will be the next to follow the trend. Vitor Belfort (20-9 MMA, UFC) announced on his official website that he’s fighting the former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le (7-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at UFC 139 in San Jose, California. With...

Sep 10, 2011 1:09 pm

Antonio Rogerio Nogueria vs. Tito Ortiz Aimed for UFC 140

This is the world of MMA at its best: Just a few months ago we were talking about the end of the legacy of Tito Ortiz. Going into his fight with Ryan Bader most fans thought that fight would have been the last time we saw him in the octagon. But here we are once...

Sep 10, 2011 7:02 am

UFC 137 Sold Out!

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced that tickets to UFC 137 at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Oct. 29 sold out within a few hours of being made available to the public today. Headlined by a welterweight title fight between champion Georges St-Pierre and the surging Carlos Condit, UFC 137 will also feature an outstanding co-main...

Sep 8, 2011 8:40 am

Spike TV to Air UFC 141 Prelims on Dec 30

The last pay-per-view of 2011 will be receiving the Spike TV Prelims treatment. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view event will feature a five-round non-title fight between former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and newly signed heavyweight stand-out Alistair...


Sep 7, 2011 4:49 pm

UFC 140:Mir Books Big Nog Rematch

The UFC has booked a heavyweight rematch between former champions Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira set for the December 10th show. UFC 140 is set to take place in Toronto on December 10 from the Air Canada Centre. The only main card bouts confirmed for the event at this time is set between Rory...

Sep 7, 2011 8:45 am

Overeem Turned Down UFC Title Fight, Opted For Quicker Debut

“I got offered to fight for the championship belt but that would mean I had to wait, because of course (Junior) dos Santos is fighting (Cain) Velasquez Nov. 12, it’s going to be a great fight, then probably these guys are going to need some healing time, relaxing time, so November plus six months, that...

Sep 7, 2011 8:36 am

Dan Henderson Still Hoping For UFC/Strikeforce Title Unification Bout

“I think the biggest fight that the UFC would make money on and the fans would want to see, I would think, would be me against the winner of Jones and Rampage. That would be a fight to unify the titles with Strikeforce and UFC, I think that would be a good move. … I’m...

Sep 6, 2011 4:11 pm

Matt Hughes vs. Josh Koscheck Official For UFC 135

With the ever so common injury bug taking hold of its latest victim in Diego Sanchez, the UFC has now booked a suitable replacement for the return of Matt Hughes at UFC 135. In the place of Sanchez comes AKA welterweight fighter, Josh Koscheck, who takes the fight on just two weeks notice. “UFC 135:...

Sep 6, 2011 2:11 pm

Henderson vs. Guida Plus Yamamoto vs. Uyenoyama Added To UFC on Fox

The first ever UFC on Fox event has booked two more bouts for the inaugural card. Lightweight contenders Benson Henderson and Clay Guida as well as bantamweight fighters “Kid” Yamamoto and Darren Uyenoyama have agreed to face off on the historic card. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place on November 12 from...

Sep 5, 2011 1:07 pm

Swanson vs. Lamas Booked For UFC on FOX 1

The second bout booked for the UFC’s debut card on FOX TV comes in the form of a featherweight bout between Cub Swanson and Ricardo Lamas. UFC officials took to twitter with the news over the weekend. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November...

Sep 3, 2011 7:56 am

Velasquez Happy To Introduce The FOX Audience To The UFC

“The (UFC) took care of (the loss of pay-per-view income). They’re telling us we’re going to make so much out of it. It’s all working out, so we’re happy. … I’m happy that they chose our fight. It’s perfect timing. I want everybody on Fox to see my fighting style, to really become a fan...

Sep 2, 2011 10:05 am

Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos SantosTo Headline First UFC Event On FOX

UFC President, Dana White announced today on the special media conference call that UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez will defend his title against number one contender, Junior dos Santos live on the first ever UFC on FOX scheduled for November 12 from the Honda Center in Anaheim California. “We want to deliver to our partners...

Sep 2, 2011 8:54 am

Main Card Official For "UFC 137:St-Pierre vs. Diaz"

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is riding a five-year, nine-fight winning streak that has seen the 30-year-old Canadian defeat the likes of Matt Hughes, Jon Fitch, BJ Penn, Josh Koscheck (twice) and Jake Shields. Along the way, the Montreal native has captivated fans worldwide with his explosive takedowns and dominant performances inside the Octagon. On...

Sep 1, 2011 9:43 am

Yamamoto vs. Page Removed from UFC 135

In what has become almost a daily injury report, the latest card to receive a shift in roster is September’s UFC 135. Bantamweights Norifumi Yamamoto and Damacio Page who were expected to face off on the evenings preliminary portion of the card have been forced to withdraw due to injuries. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage”...

Dec 2, 2016 12:53 pm

Roy Nelson finally breaks silence on kicking John McCarthy

Back in September, UFC heavyweight veterans Roy Nelson and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva stepped into the Octagon at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ in a highly anticipated heavyweight showdown. Nelson ultimately picked up a second round KO win over Silva, however it was the actions which occurred after the KO which resulted in the fight making...

Dec 1, 2016 5:19 pm

VIDEO | Five-time World’s Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski makes powerful MMA debut

Mariusz Pudzianowski put in his time as a World’s Strongest Man competitor and took the title of World’s Strongest Man five times. In 2009, Pudzianowski decided to take on a new challenge and stepped in the world of mixed martial arts. For his first professional MMA fight, Pudzianowski was matched up against Marcin Najman, who...

Dec 1, 2016 8:36 am

Cain Velasquez set to have surgery after fight with Fabricio Werdum

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is currently gearing up for his UFC 207 scrap with Fabricio Werdum, which will not only serve as Velasquez’ shot at redemption at ‘Vai Calvao’, but also as the heavyweight #1 contender fight. Ahead of the fight, both men are coming off wins, which returned them to the win...

Nov 30, 2016 9:32 pm

Randy Couture reacts to news of MMA Athletes Association

Wednesday afternoon, the MMA community was forever changed as several high profile fighters including former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, top ranked UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy, and former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, along with several others, announced the formation of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association. Prior to the formation of the Mixed Marital...

Nov 30, 2016 8:11 pm

Georges St-Pierre invites Conor McGregor to join MMAAA: “He knows what’s right”

Wednesday afternoon, several high-profile fighters including former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, to name just a few, announced the formation of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association. The move was certainly a historic one, and left a major immediate impact on the MMA...

Nov 28, 2016 8:38 am

Big John McCarthy says MMA officiating career “won’t go on much longer”

Veteran referee “Big” John McCarthy made his first Octagon appearance all the way back at UFC 2 in the year 1994. As such, he and his trademark “let’s get it on” fight-staring line are as much a symbol of the UFC as Bruce Buffer, Joe Rogan, and the Octagon itself. Of course, Big John’s officiating...

Nov 25, 2016 8:59 am

Miesha Tate moving to competitive grappling, possibly Fox Sports role

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate left fight fans stunned when she suddenly announced her retirement in the Octagon following her UFC 205 loss to Raquel Pennington earlier this month. The fight was a tough one for Tate, who dropped a unanimous decision, and was never able to really establish her dominance over the...

Nov 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Brendan Schaub’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor’s next opponent

While there’s no denying that top ranked lightweights Tony Ferguson and Khabib Normagomedov are both deserving of title shots, newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor could be making his first title defense against a different opponent. That’s if former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub’s prediction turns out to be accurate. He spoke on The Joe...

Nov 15, 2016 11:18 am

Brendan Schaub: Miesha Tate is the Best Female Analyst in the Game

One of the big stories to emerge from Saturday night’s UFC 205 – a card that was particularly rich in big stories – was the retirement of female mixed martial arts trailblazer Miesha Tate. Tate’s retirement followed a decision defeat to the streaking Raquel Pennington, who she coached on season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter....